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Legendary Singer and Actress Lena Horne Dies at 92

Actress and singer Lena Horne has died.  Known for such work as the Broadway show Jamacia, the movie Bronze Venus and such songs like” Someone watch over me” and “Summertime” she payed the for African American actress in Hollywood. Such as Halle Berry, Cisley Tyson and Angela Bassett

Lena was also very vocal about the issues facing African Americans long before the Civil Rights Movement. Lena also delft with a great deal of discrimination they would put her in make up called Egyptian dark to make her look more black.

Lena became a heroine to blacks as in those days they were greatly need.

Horne is survived by her daughter, Gail Lumet Buckley.

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One response

  1. R-I-P a great lady, one of a kind and a dear sweet heart to those who knew her

    May 10, 2010 at 2:45 pm

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